Salmon quiche with tarragon and shallots. |
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Salmon Quiche

This salmon quiche recipe is accented with tarragon. Shallots are a great replacement of onions. Baked to perfection in a fluffy egg custard with white wine and Swiss cheese.  This recipe is very easy to make. Whisk together the eggs, heavy cream and sour cream. Add the tarragon. Place salmon chunks on the bottom of the quiche pan, add shallots and cheese. Cover with egg mixture and bake.

Course Main dish
Cuisine French
Keyword baking, easy quiche, fresh salmon, light and fluffy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 8 servings
Calories 349 kcal





  1. To make the crust: In a food processor place flour, salt and butter. Pulse until mixture becomes a fine meal. Add the vinegar and the iced water. Keep pulsing until the mixture comes together.
  2. Remove from food processor and dust with flour. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for one hour.
  3. While the dough cools, cook salmon in butter and shallots. Sprinkle with Kosher salt and cracked pepper. Cook for about 8 minutes, turning once. Add the wine, cover and cook for an additional minute.
  4. Remove the salmon from the pan and allow to cool slightly. Flake in to medium sized pieces.
  5. Preheat oven to 350'F
  6. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream and sour cream. Add the tarragon.
  7. Roll out the crust on a floured surface and roll into a 10" circle. Fit into tart or quiche pan. Poke holes with a fork in multiple places.
  8. Blind bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven. Place salmon chunks on the bottom of the pan, add shallots and cheese. Cover with egg mixture.
  10. Bake for about 30 minutes uncovered.
  11. Test with cake tester for doneness.
Nutrition Facts
Salmon Quiche
Amount Per Serving
Calories 349 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 155mg52%
Sodium 317mg14%
Potassium 327mg9%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 770IU15%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 135mg14%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.